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'Call Of Duty' - Beta Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 8:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision has released a new "beta" patch for Infinity Ward's WW2 based FPS Call Of Duty. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.3 and addresses several server list problems, a couple of exploits, a sniper rifle animation bug, and some balancing issues. Read more for a detailed list and download links ...

'Ninja Gaiden' (Xbox) Release Date Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 7:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tecmo officially announced today that the ship date for its eagerly anticipated new action title, Ninja Gaiden, for the Xbox will be Tuesday, March 2, 2004. Gaining an incredible amount of buzz since it was first shown on the E3 floor in 2002, the powerhouse title will ship out to retailers across the country in mass quantities, arriving on store shelves throughout the first week of March.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 6:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • WWX Rumble Rose - Trailer
  • Neo Contra - Trailer
  • Van Helsing - Trailer
  • Far Cry - 'Hammer' Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Red Dead Revolver' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 6:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Dead Revolver is a blazing third person gun slinging action game, fueled by a revenge driven storyline punctuated with humor. The arcade style gameplay blends seamlessly with the elements of the Wild West era. Full motion capture cutscenes fuel the cinematic ambition of the game. Red Dead Revolver is in development for PS2 & Xbox, expected release date: Spring 2004. Read more for some new screens...

'Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dawn of Destiny' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 5:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dawn of Destiny brings the world of the highly popular trading card game to Xbox owners. Featuring over 1,000 of the latest Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dawn of Destiny seamlessly integrates the Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game gameplay and rules with beautiful 3D monster battles. The game also features new duel modes including Link Duel Mode and Triple Duel Mode, where players' can test their skills against three duelists. Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dawn of Destiny is slated for a March 23 release date. Read more for some new screens...

'X-Files: Resist or Serve' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 5:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The X-FILES saga continues on Xbox and PS2 with three all new episodes linked together in one terrifying story. Playing as either Mulder or Scully, psychic clones, alien artifacts, sentient black oil, and cruel human experimentation provide the backdrop for a harrowing survival horror experience set in the X-FILES universe. Each episode was created by writers from the hit television show, and features the actual voices and likenesses of David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, plus all the great X-FILES music and imagery. This terrifying game is authentic X-FILES! Read more for a new batch of screens ...

'Crash Bandicoot' & 'Spyro the Dragon' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 5:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier this week Vivendi Universal Games announced the next installments in the best-selling Crash Bandicoot and Spyro the Dragon videogame franchises. Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto's Rampage and Spyro Orange: The Cortex Conspiracy are scheduled to ship on the GBA in second quarter 2004. For the first time, the two renowned characters will meet up in each other's respective adventures in these upcoming action platformers. Albany, New York based studio, Vicarious Visions, is developing the games. Read more to check out some screens ..

'Lords of the Realm III' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 5:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Lords of the Realm III (Lords 3) is a real-time strategy game of historic medieval conquest that spans castle building, siege, politics, religion, and conquest. The game is set in the Middle Ages, between 850 AD and 1350 AD, and features authentic castle designs and characters. Various scenarios and campaigns encompass the British Isles, Germany, France, Normandy, Brittany, Flanders and Denmark. Read more for some new screens ...

'Red Ninja: End of Honor' (XB/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 5:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Ninja: End of Honor is an action-adventure title, developed by Tranji, a new studio formed by the Japanese developers New Corporation and Opus, which will feature a variety of innovative game-play features blending action, adventure, stealth, seduction and fighting. These elements have been placed in a historical Japanese environment with an event-driven story written by famed Japanese feature film director, Shinsuke Sato. Red Ninja: End of Honor is expected for PS2 & Xbox. Read more for some new screens ...

'All-Star Baseball 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 1:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

All-Star Baseball 2005 is the most realistic baseball simulation that’s easier and more fun to play. All-Star Baseball 2005 is packed with exclusive feature innovations and online head-to-head play plus the deepest franchise mode of any baseball video game. Read more to check out some new screens and the "Trade & Prospect" trailers.